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in centreville. during an exclusive interview -- we are live downside centreville -- live outside centreville high school. >> the president actually arrived here earlier about 4:15 this afternoon. there were crowds of obama supporters and mitt romney supporters. the place erupted when the president walked inside the high school. it was a pumped up crowd. this comes 24 hours a series of exchanges between the president and mitt romney about bain capital. mitt romney says he left the company in 1999. today's speech was all about the economy. >> we went from surpluses to deficits. we had the most sluggish job growth in decades. the average income of middle- class families went down. it culminated in this mess that we are still bringing ourselves out from under. normally if you do something over and over again and it does not work -- [laughter] at some point, you decide, let's try something new. if you believe that we rise or fall together as one people, i am confident we will win. >> in that exclusive interview he said he believed that bain was a legitimate campaign issue. the romney camp is cal
into parts of hardy county. this storm here is impacting centreville right now. any storms that come through will be very slow moving and that's the concern. that's why we're concerned about flash flooding tonight. you can see chantilly, fairfax. this could impact alexandria and aldie showers and storms at well. farther west these storms are pretty slow moving. these could produce 1 to 2 inches of rain per hour. let's talk about the one flood warning out west into the mountain areas. grant county in west virginia and hardy county, this is until 10:00 again. so february we're watching these storms. we could see more storms -- again we're watching these storms. we could see more storms coming through this evening as well. some of the storms have lightning associated with them. we could see locally heavy downpours and damaging wind gusts. your forecast tonight, temperatures will be fairly mild out there, in the 70s and temperatures will be cool once again tomorrow. we'll talk more about your forecast when we come back. >>> coming up folks living in virginia working in d.c. could have to soon p
in centreville. it is a vital battleground state. at this stop in glen allen, virginia, where it was pouring rain, obama said mitt romney's top down economic approach just simply won't work. romney is taking a few days off the campaign. so one time rival rick santorum actually showed up on mitt romney's behalf at the opening of a campaign office in greensburg, pennsylvania today. this is another battleground state in santorum's home turf. until today, santorum had not campaigned for romney. this may be the first step in the peace making process following their bitter primary battle. >>> now to houston, texas. people are dealing with the worst flooding in more than two years. rescue crews scrambled to save dozens of people from the flash floods, including some kids from a baseball day camp. the national weather service has extended some of its flood warnings until tomorrow morning. >>> and it's an incredible story of survival. an autistic man surviving three weeks in the utah desert with just the clothes on his back. coming up, hear from the pilot who helped rescue him. [ male announcer ] this...
on i-66, delays begin in centreville trying to get past route 50 where the accident has been moved to the left showedder. lanes are open but the damage is done at 6:12 in the morning. i'll be back with more traffic coming up at 6:18. back to you. >> thank you, monika. >>> itself man charged with killing unarmed florida teenager trayvon martin is speaking out for the first time since his posting bond for the second time. >> george zimmerman and his attorney talked about the night of the killing and they reached out to the teen's parents. randall pinkston reports. >> i do wish that there was something, anything i could have done that wouldn't have put me in the position where i had to take his life. >> reporter: george zimmerman says his confrontation with trayvon martin didn't last long before martin started throwing punches. in an interview with fox news channel, zimmerman recounted how martin approached him shortly after he called police about a suspicious person last february. >> he asked me what my problem was. i looked up and he punched me and broke my nose. >> reporter: zimmer
was in virginia today and he was in centerville for a campaign rally with supporters. he spoke at centreville high school after visits to roanoke and hampton roads yesterday. the president won virginia in 2008 and with the state in d th romney, try to convince voters of who is better on the economy. >> we tried almost exactly what they are proposing and here are the results. we went from surpluses to deficit. we have the sluggish job growth in decades. the average income of middle class families went down. >> mitt romney's communications director for virginia support out a statement after the president's appearance that says in part that president obama admitted today that our country isn't on the right track, yet he is offering more of the same as he seeks a second term. americans want a leader who keeps his word and is more focused on fixing the economy than telling stories. >>> more to come on the news edge, tucker banes has the last check on the forecast. tucker? >> our showers and thunderstorms are winding down as we speak and they will rejoin us tomorrow. i will have the details on the forec
posted. overall, slowdown to about 38 miles per hour out of manassas, continuing to centreville, 37. no big change there. tapping the brakes headed inbound fair oaks to the capital beltway. other side of town, lanes open, but pace is slow moving, leaving van dorn street to telegraph road. two cars collided with one pole. lanes open out of germantown. that's a check of your fox 5 on- time traffic. >>> thank you. more backlash against chick-fil- a. the company's president says it supports biblical principles and the biblical definition of marriage. [ chanting] ] >> yesterday protestors marched to the chick-fil-a truck in downtown d.c., they just unveiled the trucks. gay rights groups have called for a boycott, and politicians in boston and chicago told the chain they are not welcome there, and aren't welcome to expand there. in the meantime, supporters are throwing their support, promising to buy sandwiches and fries next week on chick-fil-a appreciation day. paul, good morning to you. >> good morning. how are you? >> at first glance, you'll say, what is going on here? this is like,
80s. we'll go 88 in washington. let's see. 58 in centreville and 86 in gaithersburg. -- 85 in centreville. >> thank you. >>> let's check in with julie wright to get the latest on traffic. >> good morning. making your trip around town, you will find that your lanes are open as you con to make your trip southbound along 270 working your way south of 109 to the scale. right here in germantown, no problems to report south of 118. no problems reported in rockville headed out towards the split. lanes are open out to the west along 66 coming in in centreville headed in towards the beltway. slow traffic between 50 and 123. here at took street, both the main lines and the express lanes at speed as you travel north of landmark headed out to the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >>> new this morning, a new multibillion dollar proposal for union station this morning. >> this is coming from amtrak which is looking to transform the overcrowded station in downtown d.c. and lauren demarco is live at union station with more on this proposal. >> rep
to the other side of town. no problems to report as you head inbound on i-66 right now from centreville and a live look outside in extra v.a. coming up on our vdot camera. no problems to report to the 14th street bridge. more at 6:25. >>> 6:19 right now. coming up next in sports, the bryce harper show hits the big apple in a big way. and learn which national was honored as player of the week. >> right now it's time for a check on a very tasty question of the morning. it might not be the healthiest choice but it is delicious, though, americans will eat about 70 million pounds of which food this year? is it a, bacon, b, hamburgers, or c, tater tots. >> got to be bacon. our facebook friend sharon says bacon. it makes everything taste better. hamburgers and tater tots. she says a, bacon. >> bacon, bacon, bacon. keep posting your guesses on our facebook page. we'll show the correct answer right here with you at 6:54. over the next four months, you have a choice to make. not just between two political parties, or even two people. it's a choice between two very different plans for our country.
the beltway on 66 and show you what it looks like here in centreville. you're going to hit the brakes a time or two leaving manassas into centreville but it's incident free this morning. just a little incident here on the shoulder but really not affecting traffic too much. we'll take you back over to the maps and this time all the way to the north side of town. coming in on 95 from baltimore no problems. route 29 looks great. the bw parkway same thing in the fort meed area and out of columbia on route 32 as well. we'll take a live look on the beltway university boulevard. outer loop still moving well leaving the 95 interchange heading west toward silver spring. no issues to report. i'll be back with more traffic this time on 270 at 6:25. >> thank you, monika. >>> the time right now is 6:18. next in sports, some good news and some bad news for the nationals. plus, history is made at the british open. >> right now time to get another look at the question of the morning. according to a study out of berlin, people look younger when they do one of these things. is it a, whiten their teeth, b, smi
heading towards centreville. once you get past centreville, the pace does improve but watch for those areas where you may encounter a little bit of fog on your way in toward the beltway. . no problems crossing the 14th street bridge. 27 270, volume starting to build here. in arlington, south courthouse road does remain closed because of work on a water main break. keep that in mind. back to you. >> thank you. >>> montgomery county's ride-on bus system is still experiencing some service problems as a result of last week's fire. now, today and tomorrow, buses will run on a modified holiday schedule. the company hopes to resume its normal weekday schedule on wednesday but passengers could still encounter some minor delays. now, in the past three years, seven buss in that particular fleet have caught fire. >>> thousands rally to march from the washington monument to remind the nation of the global aids crisis. sunday marked the beginning of a six-day international conference on hiv and aids. organizers laid out the memorial aids quilt in honor of those who have died of the disorder but th
on the greenway, told road, 66 between centreville and the beltway. 270 between father hurley and belthe beltway, light volume, moving at a good pace. back to you. >> thank you. 73 degrees outside. >> more than two weeks since the big storm. zero local women still cannot get into her home. what she >> howard county police are searching for a man who shot and critically injured two people. yesterday evening a person went to a nail salon and beat and shot a man who was waiting to pick up his girlfriend. he took off in the gold honda accord. police found the car in colombia. he is still on the lows this morning. tuan pham. there was an attempted robbery in capitol heights. early sunday morning, three masked men stopped a car and gunpoint. ] they ordered the people inside the car to get out and apply on the ground. after that, the driver was startled and ran over and killed a man who was on the ground. >> a former high-school football coach accused of selling steroids is expected in court today in fairfax county. jeffery reagan was arrested last month as he met with his alleged suppliers at a chanti
but was not injured. a town house caught fire on june 22 in centreville. the firefighters entered the building, the woman to safety and none of the victim's -- and one of the victims is confined to a wheelchair. the rescuers will be presented with certificates. >> fans could not get enough of david hasselhoff. >> welcome back. >> let's check in with steve rudin. >> we are looking at a warm start to our thursday morning with temperatures 80 degrees at reagan national, 77 at dulles airport, 73 in gaithersburg. the doppler radar is quiet, but later this afternoon we will have showers and thunderstorms developing. i want to show you our futurecast. highs today around 92 degrees. but by tomorrow morning at this time this is what the computer is showing, heavy rain for the district and montgomery county, prince george's county, baltimore and aberdeen. this will clear out for a little while, then another round of showers tomorrow afternoon into saturday. highs today of 88-93 degrees. nighttime lows in the '70s. daytime highs tomorrow in the mid '80s. periods of heavy rain. high temperatures will be c
their lives and money into a smoke- rescue ame in order to mother and daughter in centreville. suppose saved was confined to a wheelchair. will be rewarded at afternoon. >> and well-deserved. >> storms on the way this afternoon. some may become strong. for highs in the low 90's. mid 80's tomorrow. could turn into a soaker. mid 80's on saturday, then sunshine on
in our favor on 66 in both directions between centreville and 495. pretty good on the beltway at the wilson bridge, coming through dale city to the beltway, 13 minutes. everything is open to the pentagon in this camera. back to you. >> thank you. we expect new details today in a deadly plane crash in laytonsville that happened around 7:30. >> it was landing when it crashed, killing one person and injuring a second. the investigation now begins into what exactly went wrong. now more. >> this was the scene of the wreckage. the single-engine plane crashed into a wooded area on the edge of the davis airport. witnesses could hear it from a mile away. >> i heard a rumble. i felt like the earth shook. >> this helicopter pilot was flying behind the plane just minutes before. >> i watched it take off. it appeared he did not get much higher than about 45 feet by the end of the runway and it was very slow. it looks like he was not going to clear the trees. he started right turn on the right side to try to clear the trees. it looked like he turned too far. >> it almost crashed into a home
, everything running in our favor. in pretty good shape is traffic on 66 between centreville and the beltway. normal stuff on the greenway, the dulles toll road, and 270 between father hurley boulevard and the beltway is good, but we are taking you to a picture of 270 northbound f after northbound fpror 109, traffic using only the right shoulder. and 18-wheeler rolled over on southbound, which is the rush hour direction. plenty to watch out for frederick into montgomery county. southbound is completely open. >> katherine jackson is talking about the family's latest feud. >> the judge made her grandson t.j. jackson the temporary guardian of michael jackson's three children. >> there were rumors that i have been kidnapped and held against my will. i am here today to let everybody know that i am fine. >> a los angeles judge temporarily suspended her as "the guardian because she was in arizona and did not spoken with them in several days. jackson told abc news she was hurt by the court ruling and it was based on a bunch of lies. she says she is returning to los angeles to deal with it. she denie
wrapped up two days of campaigning in virginia. his last stop was the centreville high school just this afternoon. [ cheers & applause ] >> we understood that we had to bring about a change, because we understood that the economy works in this country when it works for everybody, not just for the few. [ cheers & applause ] >> the commonwealth is becoming more critical in the election for both candidates and it's become too close to call in the state. so why has virginia become so important? >> reporter: it's getting intensely exciting in virginia, for people watching the presidential race at this stage. experts say there are three hotly contested states, virginia, nevada and ohio. it appears the path to the white house means carrying virginia. >> virginia's just been ignored. this year, virginia is front page news. >> reporter: the candidates are fiercely campaigning in the state. the president was in virginia beach and roanoke yesterday and in richmond and centreville today. rival republican candidate mitt romney made stops in the state two weeks ago. george mason university profe
. 66 between centreville and the beltway looks good. 95 virginia looks good through springfield. metro rail is on normal service systemwide. back to you. >> thank you. commuters and montgomery county will have to adjust their schedules today and tomorrow. a bus fire has led to changes for the ride on bus system schedule. brianne carter is in silver spring to explain. >> buses will operate on a holiday schedule today and tomorrow. that means all routes will be in service, but we could expect allays. officials decided to put 26 buses off the road after another bus fire. this was the scene in silver spring after another ride on was caught fire yesterday morning. the same model that has gone up in flames several times since 2009. going against policy and speaking out publicly, this driver demanded something be done. >> i think it's terrible. it's not safe. not only are they putting our lives in danger, but also the passengers. >> concerns over safety of drivers and passengers, madera county officials have now taken that model was off the road. today the buses will operate on a holiday sche
centreville and the beltway, giving you the green light as well as across the beltway through tysons and bethesda across the american legion bridge. south of town, the wilson bridge looks good. 95 callista northbound at the prince william parkway, the right lane blocked. still giving you the green light out of dale city to the beltway. now to news. >> metro is open for a nice morning commute following a series of problems over the weekend. >> metro was forced to shut down its entire rail system. john gonzalez is outside the mount vernon square station to explain how metro is preparing for any possible problems today. >> more personnel this morning. whenever there has been a problem with trains being halted, in the past, it's usually a track problem. this time it was a computer glitch inside the control center. that means controllers were not able to see the moving trains. the shutdown occurred twice this weekend. once on saturday afternoon and again early sunday morning. extra staff is on hand this morning just in case the transit agency computers crashed against. >> they need to do
. as cow in from centreville on 66 all the way to the beltway you're going to be fine. now let's take another live look outside on the other side of town if you're planning to head in on 95, the bw parkway, route 50 as i said. things are great. this is in landover inside the beltway. i'll be back with more traffic coming up once again at 5:38. >> thank you, monika. >>> the red cross has taken in nearly 70 residents left without a place to live after a fire ripped through their prince george's county apartment building. >> the flames broke out just before 8:00 last night in a three-story apartment building on rochelle avenue near silver hill road. delia goncalves has more on the rescue efforts. good morning, delia. >> reporter: good morning, mike, jessica. it is going to be some time but it is slowly progressing here in this area. people are trying to get a handle as to what happened exactly last night. though it could have been a whole lot worse because we're told this fire went unnoticed for a long time before anyone escaped the house or firefighters even arrived on the scene. here w
and this morning it's very, very calm. especially coming out from the west no problems from manassas to centreville as you head over to the beltway. the beltway looks great between tysons corner and the american legion bridge. a live look outside right now and show you what it looks like planning to head to the beltway north of town no problems to report here at new hampshire beltway. to the maps this time if you're coming in from the north no problems on 95 between baltimore and our beltway. same storien route 29 and route 32 and bw parkway as well. and another live look heading over on the southbound side of i-270 this is at shady grove road. nice and light. oh, very nice if you're heading for the beltway. coming up in my next report, we'll go to virginia at 5:09. back to you guys. >>> d.c. mayor gray says he will not keep calls for his resignation. >> we are learning now about when the mayor found out about the shadow campaign which funned hundreds of thousands of dollars into the 2010 bid for mayor. delia goncalves is live outside with the latest. >> reporter: good morning mike, you know mayor
. the horse was cut over the weekend in a paddock on centreville road. it's the same place the horse was attacked in april. the paddock is near the frying pan park where three other horses were slashed in may. a herndon teenager was arrested last month for that attack and he is still in custody. >> could be a copycat. we just don't know, but we do need the public's help. >> detectives believe the attack took place sometime between saturday night and early sunday morning. the good news is the horse will be okay. >>> coming up vdot alters its plan about what to charge now yore using ez pass and the change could be good -- charge you for using ez pass and the change could be good news. >>> lance armstrong's latest attempt to fight doping accusations denied within the last two hours a federal judge dismissing a lawsuit filed by the seven time tour de france champion. armstrong asked the judge to drop charges filed by the u.s. anti-doping agency that he had used performance enhancing drugs. he can refile his lawsuit within 20 days, but the cyclist's lawyer that said could happen as early
on a horse. this attack happened at a horse facility on centreville road which is near frying pan park. the horse was moved from frying pan park because it was attacked last april. police have arrested and charged a 17-year-old from herndon, virginia in the first attack. experts say that the horse's injuries are not life- threatening and police are looking for a suspect. >>> russian officials say that they are halting arm exports to syria till the situation there calls down. the announcement comes after the united nations special enjoy kofi annan made a surprise trip to syria. annan is trying to revive the peace land he brokered which has mostly been ignored since it was agreed to three months ago. today he will meet with the syrian president who blames the united states for the violence. >> they give an umbrella and political support to those gang -- [indiscernible] >> the future to me should be abundantly clear to those who support the assad regime, the days are numbered. >> syrian opposition groups say the death toll from the uprising has topped 17,000. meanwhile secretary of state
in centreville and 64 chestertown and northeast coming in at 65 degrees. so here's that stationary front once again. still a little bit further to the south than what it was yesterday but we still have that chance for it to maybe wobble back to the north. i am going to keep a chance for showers in here just an isolated one and nothing huge is going to be just like it was yesterday for the most part. and future trend basically picking up on that mainly dry as high pressure will really do its thing for today. but, we will start to see a change in the forecast. the future temps 90-degrees this afternoon. we'll see more of that as we go into the afternoon tomorrow. and then your future -- i don't have seven day forecast rather looks like this. as we go into time look out as he heat things up. 92 on monday 93 on tuesday and wednesday looks like 94 degrees but the humidity moves back in and we will feel much hotter than that. now a check of the abc2 timesaver traffic with lauren cook. >>> we are giving away $600 in gas cards every single friday for the rest of summer to enter the contest just go to
in fairfax county today. he spoke at centreville high school. he talked about the need to renew the middle class, and reiterated his call for tax cuts for people making less than $250,000 a year. he continued his attack of mitt romney's record at bain capital even after romney asked the president to apologize. >> he invested in companies that have been called pioneers of outsourcing. i don't want a pioneer in outsourcing. >> the president's campaign has been outrageous in making the kind of charges they have. i think the kinds of attacks are beneath the dignity of the presidency. >> romney took a break from campaigning today to spend time with his family at his lakeside home in new hampshire. he will not release any more financial information beyond this year's tax returns. >>> florida can now check a federal list of noncitizens, officials believe someone's trying to vote illegally. the list is maintained by the department of homeland security. the state's been trying to get permission to use it for months. the obama administration finally gave the okay after a judge ruled in favor of the
virginia resumes. many are excited we and are waiting. his speech tomorrow will be at centreville high school . before he gets there, he will stop in virginia beach, hinton, and roanoke. republicans took a preemptive strike ahead of his visit. rudy guiliani told visit -- told residents that president obama is to blame for defense cuts. condoleezza rice has reportedly jumped to the top of mitt romney's vice president search. that is according to the drudge report. that follows comments that the campaign should consider a woman. neither rice nor the campaign will comment. coming up, taking a vacation? it is supposed to be relaxing. between dishonest hotels and pickpockets, your getaway can become a nightmare. and we are hearing from the dream team about kobe bryant's claims. jpmorgan chase says they have underestimated the damage of the trading mistake. [ romney ] i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. [ male announcer ] when a president doesn't tell the truth, how can we trust him to lead? the obama outsourcing attacks: "misleading, unfair and untrue." t
their tickets at his campaign headquarters in fairfax county. mr. obama is hosting a rally at centreville high school. virginia remains a key battleground state. >> coming up, the made in china controversy. the olympic uniforms were all made overseas. find out who wants them all to be burned. >> a puppy is killed when somebody dropped a cement block on his head. now, a big break in the case. >> local lawmakers want to slap hefty fines on pepco. [ obama ] i'm barack obama and i approve this message. [ female announcer ] every won who believes decisions about our bodies and our health care should be our own is troubled mitt romney supports overturning roe versus wade. romney backed a law that outlalaws all abortion -- even in cases of rape and incest. and that's not all. i'll cut o off funding to planned parenthood. [ female announcer ] for women planned parenthood means life-saving cancer screenings and family-planning services. but, for mitt romney... planned parenthood. we're going to get rid of that. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 11:00 with
times in your favor. americanltway to the legion, rolling nicely. it is good on 66 between centreville and 495. see in the these cameras that things are very quiet and serene that does not mean we are woods.the is that true? >> o no. is july in washington. yesterday we hit 100. feel like over 100. this morning a few showers off to the west. especially to the west. we are in the 70s to start the day. 72 in of frederick. storms could be severe in southern maryland. thank you for watching. you will be back ♪ >>> look at that crowd lined up in central park. they were there all night long. going to be our biggest crowd of the summer, no doubt -- for no doubt. they're taking center stage for the "gma" party in the park. that is huge. a little rain doesn't keep them away. it's going to be a beautiful morning out here. no doubt out with the first new album in 11 years. that crowd is waiting to see it this morning. there's the party bus right there. lara is ready to go. >> not only me, a huge crowd here on the party bus. we're getting ready to pull away. and look who joined me. >> can i ride
on 66 centreville and the beltway. crash at the planes but that is gone. is construction on the .eltway at new hampshire avenue a pretty good start to the day. in the 60's. not too bad. temperatures the this morning. 70 in germantown. the play, at 66. chesapeake beach, 76. -- la plata, 66. winchester, 63 degrees. lunchtime, 85 and sunny. for the high temperature, 89 degrees. is close to average for time of year. a few scattered thunderstorms, mostly west of washington. a little better chance to see showers tomorrow. friday and90's by into the weekend. >> thank you. 5:11. we have a new facebook giveaway winner getting tickets the montgomery county fair. >> the winner gets four fair tickets and $25 to spend on .ood go to >> a nice family outing. >> 72 degrees. >> assistance [ crows cawing ] [ male announcer ] strange things happen in the black forest. [ metallic bell toll ] [ car speeding down the road, lightning strikes ] where things aren't always what they seem. [ wolves howling ] because thrills hide in the shadows just waiting aevery turn. [ coaster whoosh ] ] brav
between centreville and 495. looks good out of dale city to get to springfield. that's the final camera. headlights are northbound all the way to the beltway. back to news. >> a special honor for reagan national airport. >> it was named one of the top tribally over destinations by forbes travel guide. it's easy to get to and from the airport and to check out and look at the main attractions before heading back to airport security. logan airport in boston also made the list and the airport in las vegas, o'hare airport in chicago, and miami international. this week's facebook giveaway features something everybody loves -- money. but we're giving you the chance to win $200. go to we will announce the winner on july 30 on "good morning washington." >> moviegoers came out in full force to show their support for the newest batman movie. >> warner bros. and other movie theaterstudios held off giving the numbers. the numbers were released yesterday. "the dark knight rises" earned more than $160 million, that makes it the biggest two-day opening ever and the third highest open
. nice trip onto 395. traveling 66, inbound, we have some delays through manassas and centreville. this is looking at the outbound, westbound 66 where we do have some activity there on the right shoulder. # 70 inbound slows heading towards 10 #. -- 270 inbound slows heading towards 109. no problems on the beltway itself to the left of your screen. the outer loop heading past university boulevard. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. >>> metro has been experiencing some technical difficulties. over the weekend, a come pirate glitch shut down the system twice. >> this morning, the transit agency is taking steps to make sure there are no problems during your morning commute. fox 5's melanie alnwick is live at the metro headquarters with the details. >> i'm sure the last thing that passenger was want to sperches would be some of those 30 to 40 minute delays that happened to some passengers over weekend. now, metro says that no new problems have popped up since sunday and that was as of about 5:00 this morning. they do say there will be additional supervisors on
. no problems to report coming in on the dulles toll road, from the airport, 66 in from manassas, centreville and fairfax. we'll take a live look right at 66 and the beltway. looking good here whether you're going through the beltway to annan dal or tie -- annandale or tysons or inside to the district. back to you. >> thanks, monika. >>> the phrase that now being tossed around when it comes to the investigation of d.c. mayor vincent gray shadow campaign. >> the latest former gray campaign aide to plead guilty admits she helped run such a campaign. 9news now reporter delia goncalves is live outside the wilson building with more on the plea and its implications. good morning, delia. >> reporter: good morning, andre that. this is by far the most severe of the allegations we've seen connected to gray's campaign. his other two former campaign aides were in court, pled guilty to small offenses compared to what we're talking about here. $650,000 that was funneled to gray's campaign. gene harris pled guilty in federal court yesterday to using that money to help get mayor gray elected. allegedly buyin
headed in towards centreville and fair oaks. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. -timetraffic. >> thank you. >>> new this morning, d.c. police are asking for your help in the search for a missing 12- year-old boy. martinez rainer was last seen around 8:30 last night in the 500 block of rock creek church road northwest f you have any information that can help in this case, please call d.c. police. >>> the big story we are following this morning, it is time for place your bets on whether governor martin o'malley will hold a special session on expanding gambling in maryland. >> he is expected to announce his decision later on this morning. sherry ly is live at national harbor. >> reporter: god morning. prince george's county does have the plans. they do have the site here at national harbor overlooking the waterfront for a propose ad casino. what they don't have is the go- ahead from lawmakers that. could all change today with the governor's expected decision on a special session that could bring a casino here one step closer to reality. governor marten o'malley had state leaders
duyec, fox -- ducey, fox news. >>> president obama was in centreville today with supporters. he spoke at centreville high school after visits to roanoke and hampton roads yesterday. the president won virginia in 2008. now, though, the state in play has the president and mitt romney try to convince voters who is better on the economy. >> we tried almost exactly when they're proposing and here are the results: we went from surpluses to deficit. we had the most sluggish job growth in decades. the average income of middle- class families actually went down. >> reporter: mitt romney's communications director for virginia support out a statement after the president's appearance and that said in part president obama admitted today that our country is not on the right track, yet he's offering more of the same as he seeks a sec term. americans want a leader who keeps his word and is more focused on fixing the economy. >>> iowa has a high percentage of christian conservatives. that might still be a challenge for mitt romney. >> reporter: in the battleground state of iowa, are christian conserva
so watch for delays from centreville now to head past root 50. once you get up to 123-rbg the pace does improve. this is 270 heading down towards 370. you have delays in stretches but it is just volume. -- once you get up to 123, the pace does improve. >>> it is weather that we are getting all too familiar with in in area. last night, another round of severe storms ripped through the d.c. region. >> residents had to deal with torrential rains, hail, high winds, thunder and lightning, the whole shebang. a viewer posted this picture on twitter last night of standing water at first street and v street in northwest. this is the third time in nine days the bloomingdale neighborhood has experienced this kind of flooding. >>> all right. now, last night's storms left behind more power outages. more than 300 dominion customers are in the dark at this hour and more than 7,000 bge customers and as well as more than 4,000 pepco customers. pepco recently asked the maryland public service commission to approve a rate hike and the decision could come today. power company often under fire for freq
in from the airport or from manassas and centreville on 66 over to the beltway. you're fine. all of the overnight construction in tysons and annandale should now be cleared up. let's take a live look outside first on the inbound side of i- 66 or at the beltway here at little river turnpike. no problems again as i said. things are looking good on the beltway now in annandale. back over to our maps. this time over to the other side of town. american legion bridge, no problems as you travel through bethesda, across the bridge span. we'll take a live look there as well. as you can see, south of town at the wilson bridge, things are looking good between oxon hill and alexandria. earlier accident in clinton southbound on route 5 has also been cleared. i'll be back with more traffic in a few minutes. back to you. >> thank you, monika. >>> later this morning the man police say is the movie theater gunman, 24 kwr5erd james holmes -- 24-year-old james hole him will make his first appearance in court. he will be charged with shooting and killing 12 people at the opening of the latest batman
wreck that's cleared out. but heavy and slow from centreville the entire way past route 50 fair oaks. beltway, the outer loop jammed from springfield past van dorn to eisenhower. nice trip across the wilson bridge. outer loop in montgomery county slows from 95 past new hampshire avenue. that's a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. allison? >>> new this morning, an attack on a bus full of israeli tourists carried out by a suspect with a fake driver's license from michigan. israel is putting the blame on iran. seven teenagers were killed and another 20 tourists injured in the suicide bombing. this morning the u.s. is promising to help israel find out who carried out the attack. president obama called israel's prime minister last night following this attack. tony? >>> in syria this morning, rebels continue advancing into the capital of damascus and clashes reported near government headquarters. some parts of the capital are calm this morning. president assad hasn't been seen and is reportedly in a coastal city. yesterday's bomb blast is being described as a turning point in this possib
from sudley. delays continue as you head to centrevil centreville. you'll get a break. then you're hitting the brakes as you approach route 50 along i-66 eastbound. these delays continue as you make your way toward route 123. i'm back in ten minutes with another look at your traffic. now back to you both. >> danella, thanks. >>> we are watching your commute, too, this morning as metro tries to get back on track after a train derailment. >> also ahead, why things may not be so messy after all in the divorce >>> more to keep up with >>> there's a new kardashian to keep up with now. "e!" news is reporting kourtney kardashian and scott disick have welcomed their second child and first daughter. the name, penelope scotland disick. she was born early saturday morning in los angeles, weighing in around 7 pounds and 14 ounces. grandmother kris jenner says she had an easy delivery and looks just like her brother, mason. no word yet if the family will show the footage of the birth on their hit reality show "keeping up with the kardashians." >>> this morning, we're learning that tom cruise
. traffic signals are out. no issues out of manassas. nice trip into centreville and continuing past 250. nice trip across the 14th street bridge into d.c. >> a commuter alert to tell you about this morning. more track work will mean delays on every line except the yellow one. on the red line, the medical center and bethesda stations will be closed. shuttle buses will run between grosvenor and friendship heights so give yourself about 30 minutes of travel time. you should add about 10 to 15 minutes to your trip. you can find the details on >>> take a look at this dangerous situation. it was on at metro center wednesday night. a woman tried to get from one side of the red line platform by crossing the tracks. he she made it halfway before other rider yelled at her to stop. she stood on the light great while power to the third rail was shut down and metro workers rescued her. metro said she had only been in the u.s. for a few weeks and did not speak much english. she will not be charged. >>> house republican darryl issa is pushing an idea to tax those who live outside of the d
centreville, everybody running at speed. 95 looks good through lorton up through springfield. georgetown pike west of walker road shut down because of a tree that fell and melanie alnwick has more on that. we'll head over to you, wisdom and sarah. >> thank you. >>> our top story this morning, a deadly accident that we've heard about far too many times as of late. a tree came crashing down on top of a car killing the driver. >> this happened in great falls, virginia. melanie alnwick has the latest. >> reporter: this part of georgetown pike is shut down still at this hour. v-d.o.t. thinks it could be several more hours before they get this stretch of the road open. take a look at the video from last night. you had a tree, a 100-foot tree, 40 tons, seven to eight feet in diameter that fell on a black four-door mercedes. the man driving the car must have heard or seen something because witnesses say he tried to stop slamming on the brakes but the tree came crashing down, crushing the roof of the car. they had to use the crane to lift the industry and it happened just feet from the entrance to a f
is moving at speed working in to centreville. no problems to report on the beltway. the lanes are open between college park and bethesda, and southbound 270. good to go to hyattstown and in to clarksburg. that is a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> and thank you, julie. >>> our big story this morning, another person facing federal charges in connection with an ongoing investigation into mayor vincent gray's 2010 campaign. >> fox 5s melanie alnwick joins us live with the latest. and good morning to you. >> reporter: the charges are against harris, known as jean clark harris, the local pr executive who did consulting work for mayor gray's 2010 campaign and has close ties with jeffrey thompson, who has been under investigation by federal authorities for several months now and according to court documents, she's accused of being involved with crime having to do with donating money in the name of people. this is when way have heard in the past. harris has been charged with making those illegal contributions that tocandidates in federal and local offices, including to mayor vincent gra
to the split. still a quiet trip here in virginia. eastbound 66 working your way from from centreville over to fair oaks. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >>> metro testing a pay by phone system for parking in its lots. starting today, customers at rockville and fort totten can use what is called park mobile. it will work for rockville's parking stations and both station's kiss and ride spots. it is also the same system used at about 17,000 meters parking spots in the district. >>> another local utility company is asking for a rate increase. this time, baltimore electric and gas customers could feel the pinch. bg & e asked the state regulatory board to approve rate increases. the company says it is needed to comply with reliability and public safety requirements that were enacted. typical electric bill would go up about $7 a month. the typical gas bill would increase about $5 a month. >>> two tech giants about to bat it would out in court. coming up next, a fight over smart phones and tablets. we'll explain that. >>> have you ever heard of the black had the convention? >> no. >
and there is no problems to the west and to centreville. no trouble spots to report and you continue on northbound i-95 and making your way from the occoquan and 395 and that is still in the clear to hyatts town and into clarksburg and that is a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> and thank you. >>> the cleanup efforts -- forts are underway in fredericksburg, virginia. >> melanie alnwick is live with the latest. morning, melanie. >> reporter: and there is that chance to look here and this is that ford explorer here and that windshield is broken here and looks like something bounced on top of that and you go to what used to abe dance studio and -- to be a dance studio and this is a building that was once standing and look through the middle of it and there is that trailer knocked over, a large tour bus that is a mess right now and that goes into the straight line through the middle here to the officer of the building and where that landed on top of the house. the roof was ripped off while 25 people were inside and that landed several hundred feet away and that is being knocked off of its foundation.
at 50 fair oaks. that is typical. of manassas, centreville, slowingnd after 50, there, open to the vienna metro station. 5:55. about 76 degrees, >> we will explain why some for escapes " it's a judge could soon decide charged with killing his socialite wife in georgetown last year is competent to stand trial. a d.c. judge ordered a competency hearing for albrecht muth in september. he is charged with killing 91- old viola drath in august of 2011. state has been the of months of debate. >> the mayor vincent gray pose a costs the city nearly a million dollars, during. his first year in during his first year in office. they earn more than $950,000 year. the mayor receives police protection when in the d.c. area. his office has not commented on examiner >>rom the . bob mcdonnell is on mitt romney s short list for vice president according to a report. mitt romney still has not said he will pick as a vice- presidential candidate. of a major vehicle recall. ford is recalling hundreds of housands of escape suv's a gas pedal problem. 485,000 of them made between 2004, because the gas
. 74 and centreville, 73 in winchester. highs in the upper 90s again today. probably a few locations across our viewing area will hit 100. 100 is within reach daily through saturday. slight chance of thundershowers later today, 30% chance. hot and humid tomorrow with sunny skies, and another heat advisory again tomorrow. we have a heat advisory in effect today. 100 degrees or more on saturday. 88 by monday. not bad. now to steve. >> crossing the 14th street bridge into downtown, looks good. light volume in the district. there's only one intersection that is without a traffic signal. that is first street and d street northwest. only 10 of them have a generator or police direction or a temporary stop sign. doing much better in town in terms of the traffic signals. now to springfield on northbound 95, a little volume, still moving pretty much at speed toward springfield in the main lanes and hov lanes. the accident was southbound near dumphries, but that is confined to the shoulder. back to you. >> thank you. 77 degrees. some bad news for those of us is addicted to the internet. learn w
centreville and 495. this is in rockville. there's an accident on shady grove road near 370. >> a major bookstore chain offering free reading material. >> rob nelson has details. >> unhappiness with facebook. customer satisfaction survey puts facebook near the bottom. users were not happy with advertising, of privacy and other aspects. google + did well in the survey. barnes and noble allows you to read content on any computer and not just its electronic reader. the offer is good until next week. you can stream to your iphone or ipad and record programs for later. it's easy to use and the video quality is very good. >> it has the ability to change channels and watch different content and you quickly forget your not sitting at home watching tv. >> it's only available in the big apple bud will come to other cities later this year. i am rob nelson. >> in the air. in foul territory. >> it was a nice move, but it came at the wrong time, for the wrong team. bell was a great catch. the twins keep catching everything. and orioles first baseman named mark reynolds made a pretty nice place, but i
on. it will still add time to your travel eastbound between centreville and the beltway. estimated to be 19 minutes. looks good on the greenway, the dulles toll road. nothing out of the norm on 270 between father hurley boulevard and the beltway. we take you to the beltway at connecticut avenue. that looks wonderful. giving you the green light on 95 between richmond and baltimore. metro rail, marc rail, vre on normal service. back to you. >> thank you. police are looking for three men in connection with an armed robbery in capitol heights that turned deadly. it happened early sunday morning on oates street. three armed masked men approached five other men and ordered them to lie on the ground. one of the suspect then ordered a woman in a car to give him turkeys. she tried to drive away and ran over one of the men on the ground. the man was pronounced dead at the scene. the woman remained there until police arrived. >> efforts to remove discarded chemical weapons from northwest d.c. neighborhood will take a step forward. the army corps of engineers will outline a plan tonight to cl
into centreville to 50 fair oaks slow traffic. that is typical. lanes are open to get to the vienna metro station. metro rail is on normal service. adam caskey now. >> today is a perfect day to hipaa links -- to hit the links. >> tomorrow will be a great day to go swimming. there is the potomac river and the roosevelt bridge. traffic is moving very smoothly with light volume on the roosevelt bridge. clear conditions. even over the bay. you cannot beat the sunrise. 74 degrees at chesapeake beach with a dew point approach 61. low humidity today. in gaithersburg, 63. 66 in winchester and 66 in culpeper. here's a wider view of temperatures. after show you this. this is where the hot air is coming from, the midsection of the country. 84 degrees in omaha 85 at this early in morning hour. they will be around 100 degrees or so of this afternoon. that hot air will be pushing our way slowly this afternoon. tomorrow, back up near the center remarks. it will feel hotter when you factor in the humidity. 88 today for the high temperature with low humidity and a refreshing breeze. the average high temperature i
centreville and the beltway. 95 is good northbound and southbound between richmond and baltimore. 270 northbound after 109, and 18-wheeler over, northbound traffic stays on the right shoulder to get by. southbound is open. plenty to look at on your way out of frederick. you may want to use 355 said. adam caskey in the weather center. >> around 70 degrees all across the region. 72 in northwest d.c. 70 in germantown. in leesburg, 65. 70 in bowie and 71 la plata. get ready for the swimming pool this afternoon, highs near 100. it will feel like 105-109. heat advisory from noon until 8:00 p.m. slight chance of storms, some of which could become severe. >> thanks so much. police and neighbors have a lot of questions about a tragic accident that happened last night in prince william county. >> a four-year-old boy from the gun and then shot and killed themself. it happened yesterday on empire st. in dale city. john gonzalez has reaction. >> good morning. i can tell you that this entire neighborhood is still reeling this morning and grieving with this family. everyone still trying to figure o
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